HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (WENY) -- Santa's little helpers will be lacing up for the Food Bank of the Southern Tier's 5th annual Selfless Elf 5K, Saturday.

The run kicks off at 3:00 p.m. from Thorn Street Park in Horseheads.

Runners and walkers will be joined by Jingles the Elf in the effort to help end hunger.

New in 2018, runners can pick their packets up early at the Arnot Mall Center Court on Friday, November 30 from 3:30 p.m. to 6::00 p.m. Same-day packet pickup is happening from 12:00 p.m. until 2:45 p.m. in Thorne Street Park.

It will include an awards ceremony, an Elfie station and cocoa and cookies.